Two New Staff Members join Toronto Arts Council
Toronto Arts Council is delighted to announce the addition of two new staff members
June 26, 2017
Catalina Fellay-Dunbar is TAC’s new Dance & Literary Arts Officer, responsible for the management of dance and literary grants programs. Catalina has spent many years as a dance artist, educator and advocate. Her professional dance experience has long focused on a personal heritage in Flamenco and Classical Spanish dance. Catalina has a BFA and MA in Dance Studies at York University, an MA from the Drama Centre at the University of Toronto, and certification in Movement Analysis from the Laban Institute for Movement Studies. As a PhD candidate in Dance Studies at York University, her research examines the intersections between cultural policy and dance arts from fluid, pluralistic perspectives. Catalina comes to TAC after serving as co-chair of the Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists - Ontario Chapter.
Catalina is replacing Timea Wharton-Suri who has left TAC to pursue other professional interests.
Kevin Reigh is TAC’s new Community Arts Officer, responsible for the management of TAC’s Community Arts grants program. Kevin has over 14 years’ experience in the arts/not for profit sector having previously worked at dance Immersion, the Canadian Music Reproduction Rights Agency (CMRRA) and Unity Charity. He founded Mosiah Grant Writing + Creative Communications to help independent artists and smaller not-for-profit organizations navigate the world of grant writing and proposal development. As a writer and spoken-word artist, Kevin has released one album (Ground Provisions) and a volume of poetry (Love. Universes. All Things). Kevin’s work is included in T-Dot Griots: An anthology of Toronto’s Black Storytellers.
Kevin is replacing Andrew Suri who has been promoted to TAC’s new position of Director, Grants Management.
Catalina and Kevin both begin work on July 4, 2017.
Catalina Fellay-Dunbar: firstname.lastname@example.org, 416-392-6802 x 224.
Kevin Reigh: email@example.com, 416-392-6802 x 227
Susan Wright, Deputy Director: firstname.lastname@example.org
About Toronto Arts Council
About Toronto Arts Council Toronto Arts Council (TAC) is the City of Toronto’s funding body for artists and arts organizations. Since 1974, TAC has played a major role in the city’s cultural industries by supporting a very broad range of artistic activity. From the emerging artist to the most established, from celebrated institutions to arts that challenge convention, TAC is typically the first funder to offer support. Today, TAC grants lead to exhibitions, performances, readings and workshops seen annually by over 7.5 million people. Through its ongoing funding of over $16 million annually, TAC cultivates a rich engagement between artists and audiences. It is proud to reflect Toronto’s vibrancy through the diversity of the artists, arts communities and audiences that it serves. For more about Toronto Arts Council, visit www.torontoartscouncil.org